Monitor Managed Device WIPS Status

In Discover, the Monitor > WIPS > Managed WiFi Devices monitoring page lists the managed APs under your control on the Wi-Fi network.

To manage firmware update settings, download an inventory of devices, freeze columns, add or remove columns, filter the display, and switch to full screen mode, use the icons at the top-right of the page. For more information, see Table Actions for Monitor Pages.

The data in the columns represents live data updated every 15 minutes.

Screen shot of the Managed Devices on the WIPS monitor page in Discover

The WIPS - Managed WiFi Devices monitoring page includes this information:

Field Description
Status Indicates if the AP is active (green) or inactive (red).
Name Specifies the name of an AP.
Update Indicates the firmware update status of the AP.
MAC Address Indicates the MAC address of the AP.
IP Address Indicates the IP address of the AP.
Operating Mode Indicates the operating mode of the AP, such as AP or Sensor.
Build Indicates the build number of the AP software.
Connected/Disconnected Since Date and time when the AP was last connected or disconnected.
Last Booted At Date and time when the AP was last rebooted.
Power Source Indicates the power source in use by the AP. For example: DC, PoE, PoE+.
Compatibility A list of AP capabilities.


Indicates the model of the AP.

Access Point Actions

To perform actions on an AP, right-click the AP name, and select an action:

  • Troubleshoot
    • Run Client Connectivity Test — Run a client connectivity test on the AP. For more information, see Client Connectivity Test.
    • Capture Packet Trace — Perform a packet trace on an AP. For more information, see Capture Packet Trace.
    • Packet Trace History — View the packet trace history for a selected AP.
    • Spectrum Analysis — Start spectrum analysis for an AP to visually display RF frequencies in the APs area. For more information, see Spectrum Analysis.
    • View Event Logs — View the AP event logs. For more information, see Access Point Event Logs.
    • Download Debug Logs — Download the AP debug logs. For more information, see Debug Logs.
    • Debug Logs History — View the debug logs history for the AP.
    • Open Web Shell — Opens an SSH connection to the AP to perform commands with the command line interface (CLI). You can only use SSH access for an AP in conjunction with WatchGuard Technical Support for troubleshooting purposes.
    • View RF Explorer — View the details of what an AP sees in its RF neighborhood. For more information, see RF Explorer.
  • Customize Transmit Power or channel — Manage the transmission power of the AP.
  • Customize BLE — Manage the BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) settings for the AP.
  • View on Floor Map — View AP placement on the floor map.
  • Configure Alert — Configure alerts for the AP.
  • Update Firmware — Update the firmware on an AP.
  • Assign/Reassign to a Group — Add or remove the AP from a group.
  • Reboot — Reboot the AP.
  • Rename — Rename the AP.
  • Modify Tag — Change the tag for the AP.
  • Move — Change the location of the AP.
  • Delete — Delete the AP from the list of available APs.